Benjamin Franklin

influences on technology today


born in Boston Massachusetts on January 17 1706.

death April 17 1790 in Philadelphia.

He had many brothers and sisters some were children of his fathers first wife.

His fathers first wife died long before he was born.

His family had 13 children he was his fathers 8th child.


His father arranged for each of his sons to learn a different job.

He went to a Boston Latin school.

And he had some self education from books.


Invented electricity.

Printing press.

Lighting rod.

Invented day light savings time.